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About Us

Our Ancient Earth – Diatomaceous Earth, is a new brand from Ingrid Dimock at City Chicks in Brisbane. City Chicks is a popular City Farm concept for city families to visit that sells heritage poultry, native bees and an array of sustainability products. City Chicks is well known and highly regarded in the community, being regular speakers at major gardening events, libraries, schools and in the media.

Ingrid knows her stuff about chooks and found that using Diatomaceous Earth (DE) as an 100% organic alternative to chemicals made their chickens, ducks, geese, their dog Molly, resilient, parasite free and healthy. Further research then showed that Diatomaceous Earth could help our Human bodies in the same way.

What Then? They tried to get some to sell to their clients. It was hard to find, came in massive dusty bags that were difficult to handle with little to no information about what it was or nutrition facts. They felt frustrated. That’s when they decided enough is enough! In 2019 – Our Ancient Earth was born! They created a fresh, upmarket design on bags that would sit well on the shelves, be easy to carry and appeal to customers with information about the 100’s of uses for this product. They made the product clear, informative and affordable.

Wholesale Enquiries

We are looking for wholesalers to help share the magic of this product. If you are a wellness coach, health shop, organic product supplier, pet shop, produce store, dog groomer, cat club, horse club etc email us at for details and a price list.

About Our Products

Our Diatomaceous Earth is an Australian product – not imported from the USA or China. We have partnered with Help Enterprises Supply Chain Services, a disability service and support organisation with a fully licensed commercial kitchen in Brisbane. These guys package and label our products for us helping us to give back to the community.

We created 3 variations to the Diatomaceous Earth theme:

  1. Human Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth – 100% raw wholefood, promotes good gut health, detoxifies and is helpful for firm skin, thick hair & strong nail growth.


  1. Animal Grade Diatomaceous Earth – 100% natural for use in bedding, kennels & litter for odour & moisture control and insect control. As a feed supplement, DE promotes digestive health, feather & fur growth, strong teeth & nails & research in the USA showing results in improving joint mobility and animal arthritis .


  1. Home & Garden Grade Diatomaceous Earth– for 100’s of uses in the home and garden. 100% organic garden pest control for ants, cockroaches, removes stains, cleans oil spills, ovens, makes toothpaste, home cleaning naturally etc etc. Just google its uses!

A Bit About How it Works

Diatomaceous Earth is an organic ancient powdery silica rich mineral that is found in fossilized deposits under dried up freshwater lakes. It is not to be confused with the DE used in pools which is dangerous to humans & pets. The mineral is the result of a pile of dead diatoms or single cell algae that contain silica. The shells of these diatoms are so hard that they craze parasites upon contact dehydrating them making it a terrific product for parasite control internally & externally.
Horse owners have seen the fly breeding cycle reduced by using DE. Ants can be reduced using DE, cockroaches, fleas, bed bugs, lice & mites also. Internally, in pets & people, the DE acts like a broom gently sweeping the digestive tract clean from toxins & bad gut bacteria promoting good health & immune support. Our DE has up to 96% silica. That’s the stuff to help grow luscious hair, nails and skin.

What Problems Can DE Help to Solve?

Gut issues, bloating, energy levels, parasite & pest problems, smells, moisture issues, finding a natural alternative, inside the house cleaning product, can use in making homemade cosmetics, oven cleaner, oil spills. There are literally 100’s of uses for this magical organic product.